This Week’s Update

The Senate confirmed several judicial nominations and passed H.R. 7463, a short-term funding measure that funds the federal government in two tranches through March 8 (Agriculture, Energy-Water, Military Construction-VA, and Transportation-HUD) and March 22, respectively. It also failed to override the President’s veto of S.J. Res. 38 regarding a rule submitted by the Federal Highway Administration relating to the “Waiver of Buy America Requirements for Electric Vehicle Chargers.”

This Week In Washington 

  • Senate – The Senate confirmed several judicial nominations and passed H.R. 7463, a short-term funding measure that funds the federal government in two tranches through March 8 (Agriculture, Energy-Water, Military Construction-VA, and Transportation-HUD) and March 22, respectively. It also failed to override the President’s veto of S.J. Res. 38 regarding a rule submitted by the Federal Highway Administration relating to the “Waiver of Buy America Requirements for Electric Vehicle Chargers.”
  • House – The House passed H.R. 7463H.R. 7454, a short-term funding measure that funds the Federal Aviation Administration through May 10, and the Native American Entrepreneurial Opportunity Act (H.R. 7102).
  • Biden Administration – President Biden signed H.R. 7463 into law.

Next Week In Washington 

  • Senate – The Senate will reconvene on Tuesday, March 5, is expected to continue processing nominees, and may act to address the spending bills that expire on March 8 and March 22, respectively.
  • House – The House will reconvene on Tuesday, March 5, may consider the Expanding Access to Capital Act of 2023 (H.R. 2799), and is expected to vote on a package of six full-year appropriations bills (Agriculture, Commerce-Justice and Science, Energy-Water, Interior-Environment, Military Construction-VA, and Transportation-HUD).

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